AUG 2013 – Can You Buy It In Redlands?

By shopping Redlands first we take control of our own destiny. Local services provide jobs and tax revenue for “our” community. Local property taxes pay city workers. What better way to help our school district, than support businesses and individuals that pay for it.

Before you make a purchase ask yourself if you could buy locally first? Your business is appreciated locally!

Top five reasons to Shop Redlands First:

1. Community Well-Being

Local businesses build strong neighborhoods by sustaining communities, linking neighbors, and by contributing more to local schools and causes.

2. Keeping Dollars in the Local Economy

When shopping locally, you simultaneously create jobs, fund more city services through sales tax, invest in neighborhood improvement and promote community development.

3. Job and Wages

Local businesses create local jobs.

4. Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship fuels America’s economic innovation and prosperity, and serves as a key means for families to move out of low-wage jobs and into the middle class.

5. Environmental Sustainability

Local stores help to sustain vibrant, business districts


Support our local businesses and Shop Redlands First …it pays!